Richard Johnson

Position: Associate Professor; Department Chair - Management
Office: (518) 956-8371
Email: rjohnson (at) albany.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Education
PhD University of Maryland

Academic Subfields
Human Resource Information Systems, Motivation, Technology Training.

Research Interests
Human Resource Information Systems, e-learning, Psychological and Sociological Impacts of Technology, Psychology & Computer Use, Motivation, the Digital Divide.

Books
Kavanagh, M.J., Thite, M. & Johnson, R.D. Human Resource Information Systems: Basics, Applications and Future Directions, 3rd Ed., Sage Publications (2015)

Book Chapters
Johnson, R.D. & Kavanagh, M.J. (2015) “The Future of HRIS: Emerging Trends in HRM and IT” in M.J. Kavanagh, M. Thite, & R.D. Johnson (Eds.), Human Resource Information Systems: Basics, Applications, and Future Directions (3rd Ed), Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.

Kavanagh, M.J. & Johnson, R.D. (2015) “Evolution of Human Resource Management and Human Resource Information Systems: The Role of Information Technology” in M.J. Kavanagh, M. Thite, & R.D. Johnson (Eds.), Human Resource Information Systems: Basics, Applications, and Future Directions (3rd Ed), Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.

Stone, R.A. & Johnson, R.D. (2015) “Change Management: Implementation, Integration, and Maintenance of the Human Resource Information System” in M.J. Kavanagh, M. Thite, & R.D. Johnson (Eds.), Human Resource Information Systems: Basics, Applications, and Future Directions (3rd Ed), Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.

Plantamura, L.M. & Johnson, R.D. (2015) “The Systems Development Life Cycle and HRIS Needs Analysis” in M.J. Kavanagh, M. Thite, & R.D. Johnson (Eds.), Human Resource Information Systems: Basics, Applications, and Future Directions (3rd Ed), Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.

Johnson, R.D. & Dulebohn, J. (2009) “Systems Design and Acquisition”. In. M.J. Kavanagh and M. Thite (Eds), Human Resource Information Systems: Basics, Applications, and Future Directions, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.

Practitioner Articles
Johnson, R.D. & Gueutal, H.G. (2014) “Research-based Tips for Increasing the Effectiveness of e-Selection: Part II” Workforce Solutions Review 5(1), 39-41.

Johnson, R.D. & Gueutal, H.G. (2013) “Research-based Tips for Increasing the Effectiveness of e-Selection: Part I” Workforce Solutions Review, 4(4), 4-7.

Johnson, R.D. (December 12, 2013) “Executives Ignore Valuable Employee Actions that They Can’t Measure” Harvard Business Review Blog

Johnson, R.D. (2013) “How to increase employee acceptance of self-service systems” in the HR Technology Toolkit, p. 37-41.

Johnson, R.D. (2013) “Research Based Recommendations for e-Learning” The Leader, 1(1).

Johnson, R.D., Van Der Veer, L. & Gifford, B. (2013) “Developing a more effective electronic Recruiting Strategy: What Does the Research Tell Us?” Workforce Solutions Review, 4(3), 38-40.

Johnson, R.D., Gueutal, H.G. & Marler, J.H. (2012) “Developing HR Technology Skills for the 21st Century: The Importance of HRIS Education” Workforce Solutions Review, 3(2), 14-17.

Johnson, R.D. & Gueutal, H.G. (2011) “Transforming HR through Technology: The use of eHR and HRIS in Organizations” SHRM Foundation Effective Practice Guidelines Series.

Publications
Johnson, R.D., Veltri, N.F., & Thatcher, J.B. “Beliefs and Attributions toward Computing Technology:  Investigating the Role of Core Psychological Traits” (forthcoming in Journal of Organizational and End User Computing)

Hornik, S.R., DeNoyelles, A., & Johnson, R.D. (2014) “Exploring the Dimensions of Self-Efficacy in Virtual World Learning: Environment, Task, and Content” Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 10, 255-271.

Dulebohn, J.H. & Johnson, R.D. (2013) “Human Resource Metrics and Decision Support: A Classification Framework” Human Resource Management Review, 23, 71-83.

Johnson, R.D. (2011). Gender Differences in e-learning: Communication, Social Presence, and Learning Outcomes. Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, 23(1), 79-94.

Van Slyke, C., Belanger, F., Johnson, R.D., & Hightower, R. (2010). Gender-Based Differences in Factors Influencing Consumer E-commerce Adoption. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 26(2), 17-34.

Johnson, R.D., Gueutal, H., & Falbe, C. (2009). Technology, Trainees, Metacognitive Activity and e-learning Effectiveness. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 24(6), 545-566.

Marakas, G.M., Johnson, R.D., Clay, P.F. (2008). Formative versus Reflective Measurement: A Reply to Hardin, Chang, and Fuller. Journal of the Association for Information Systems 9(9),
535 – 543.

Johnson, R.D., Veltri, N.F. & Hornik, S.R. (2008). Attributions of Responsibility toward Computing Technology: The Role of Interface Social Cues & User Gender. International Journal of Human Computer Interaction, 24(6), 595-612.

Van Slyke, C., Johnson, R.D., Hightower, R., & Elgarah, W. (2008). The implications of researcher assumptions about the relationship between relative advantage and compatibility. The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, 39(2), 50- 65.

Johnson, R.D., Stone, D., & Phillips, T.N., The Relationships Among Ethnicity, Gender, and Beliefs, Attitudes and Intentions to Pursue IT Careers. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 38(4), 999-1022.

Johnson, R.D., Hornik, S.R., & Salas, E. (2008). An Empirical Examination of Factors Contributing to the Creation of Successful e-Learning Environments. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 66, 356-369.

Johnson, R.D., Marakas, G.M., & Palmer, J.W., Beliefs about the Social Role and Capabilities of Computing Technology: Development of the Computing Technology Continuum of Perspective, Behaviour & Information Technology (forthcoming).

Marakas, G.M., Johnson, R.D., & Clay, P.F., The Evolving Nature of the Computer Self-Efficacy Construct: An Empirical Investigation of Measurement Construction, Reliability, and Stability over Time (2007) Journal of the Association for Information Systems 8(1), 15-46.

Hornik, S.R., Johnson, R.D., & Wu, Y., When technology does not support learning: The negative consequences of dissonance of individual epistemic beliefs in technology mediated learning. (2007) Journal of Organizational and End User Computing,19(2), 23-46.

Van Slyke, C., Shim, J.T., Johnson, R.D. & Jiang, J.J., Concern for Information Privacy, Risk Perception and Online Consumer Purchasing (2006) Journal of the Association for Information Systems7(6), 415 – 443.

Johnson, R.D., Marakas, G.M., & Palmer, J.W., Differential Social Attributions toward Computing Technology: An Empirical Investigation. (2006) International Journal of Human Computer Studies,64(5), 446 – 460.

Stone, D., Johnson, R.D., Stone-Romero, E.F., Hartman, M., A comparative study of Hispanic-American and Anglo-American Cultural Values and Job Choice Preferences. (2006)Management Research, 4(1), 8 – 21.

Johnson, R.D., An empirical examination of the sources of application specific computer self-efficacy and mediators of the efficacy – performance relationship. (2005) International Journal of Human Computer Studies, 62, 737 – 758.

Courses
MGT 471 - Human Resource Information System
MGT 601 - Computer Applications in Human Resource Management